A Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador. Third Printing

By: GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY.

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GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. A Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador. St.John's, Newfoundland, Canada : Harry Cuff Publications Limited, (copyright 1988). Third Printing. "Printed in Canada by Robinson-Blackmore Printing & Publishers Limited , St.John's, Newfoundland". Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-86. With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo (139 x 214 mm), art-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to red & green spine.

Cover art by Sylvia Ficken.

Frank Galgay (b. 1940).

Michael J. McCarthy (b. 1932, St. Jacques, Fortune Bay).


Foreword by Dr. Bobbie Robertson.

I. The Old-Time Christmas.
P.K. Devine's "The Old-Time Christmas" (poem);
J.B. Jukes' "Christmas in 1839";
Sir Richard Bonnycastle's "Christmas in 1842";
Lambert DeBoileau's "Christmas at Bay St. Lewis, Labrador";
W.H. Goodland's "A Glimpse of Christmas in the Olden Times";
Louise Whiteway's "Christmas in St.John's - 100 Years Ago!";
Joseph Dobbin's "Christmas, St. Mary's Bay 1910".

II. Christmas Customs and Traditions.
Rev. Philip Tocque's "When I Was a Boy";
Bishop Edward Feild's "Dreadful Occurrence at Bay Roberts";
John Kent's "Proclamation";
An Act to Make Further Provision for the Prevention of Nuisances;
William Whittle's "Rambling Thoughts about Christmas Years Ago";
H. Forristall's "Christmas Raffle for MacGugin's Pig";
P.K. Devine's "Old Christmas Customs in Newfoundland";
A Glimpse into the Past (Southern Shore Opportunities for Youth Project);
George H. Earle's "Celebration";
John Feltham's "The Christmas Concert".

III. A Memorable Christmas.
Alexander A. Parsons' "A Christmas Tale of the Sea : 1855";
Don Jamieson's "An Old Fashioned St. John's Christmas".
Charles E. Hunt's "The Politician's Christmas";
Leo C. Murphy's "Last Christmas Day";
Don Seitz's "Christmas at the Cochrane";
Grace Butt's "Joy, Joy : A Christmas Fragment";
Helen Porter's "Was Christmas Ever 'What it Used to Be'".

IV. The Spirit of Christmas.
Rev. George J. Bond's "Uncle Joe Burton's Strange Christmas Box";
Grace Butt's "A Tree for Christmas";
Otto Tucker's "No Place More Christmas-y than LaScie Back in 1942!";
Ted Russell's "The Spirit of Christmas".

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Title: A Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador. Third Printing

Author Name: GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Harry Cuff Publications Limited: 1989

ISBN Number: 0921191294

ISBN Number 13: 9780921191292

Seller ID: 97750

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND CANADIAN SOCIAL LOCAL HISTORY XMAS CHRISTMAS CANADA ,